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Flavors of Kagoshima & Wagyu Beef

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Starting from £135.57 GBP / Adult
Discover the treasures of Kagoshima on this culinary and cultural journey into the heart of the city. Begin your exploration of Kagoshima with a visit to the Kiln of Jukan to learn about the fine art of making Satsuma ware pottery. Browse the shop and admire the fine pieces in the museum. After visiting the pottery shop, travel to a local restaurant where you'll savor the flavors of Kagoshima Kuroushi, Wagyu Beef. This delicious delicacy won first prize in Japan in 2017. Continue your tasting adventure at the Kinzangura Brewery where you'll learn how the Shochu sake is made and stored. Enter a unique gold mine tunnel where the Shochu is preserved for perfection, and enjoy a tasting of the sake in this distinctive setting. You'll also learn about the history of mining in the region, and have a chance to browse the local shop for one-of-a-kind souvenirs.
  • Visit the Kiln of Chin Jukan, where you can admire the artistry of this master potter.
  • Savor the flavors of Kagoshima's renowned Wagyu Beef, which won first prize in Japan in 2017.
  • Sip the Shochu at the Kinzangura Brewery, and learn how the sake is stored in a gold mine tunnel.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Bottled water
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Layered clothing
Important NotesShow
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
  • Guests must be able to negotiate a few steps to enter and exit the coach.
  • Satsumayaki Pottery has 10 steps and a narrow slope around the kiln.
  • Guests will need to remove their shoes at the local restaurant.
  • Guests with dietary restrictions must inform tour operator in advance.
  • Tunnel of the gold mine is dark and the floors are wet. Guests suffering from claustrophobia should take precautions.
  • Tour sequence may vary.
  • Guests must be able to walk long distances over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain, cobblestone surfaces, and steps.
  • Guests may have to stand for extended periods of time.Underage people, those who can not consume alcohol, please refrain from Shochu Tasting is limited to guests of legal drinking age in Japan (20 years or older).
Location Kagoshima, Japan Kagoshima, Japan
Tour Code KJ1L KJ1L
Duration6.50 Hours 6.50 Hours
Activity Level#Medium #Medium
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